Digital TV News: Alexa

Netgem subscribers grow to 647,000 at end-June
Jul 28, 2023 – Netgem saw growth in its subscribers base in the first half of 2023 to 647,000 (+26% vs. end of 2022) thanks to momentum at operator customers in Finland, the UK and Luxembourg.
News categories: Netgem, Mathias Hautefort, Digital TV, Europe, IPTV, Results, Subscribers

Polaroid Roku TV models launch at Asda in the U.K.
Jul 20, 2023 – Polaroid Roku TV models have arrived at Asda in the U.K. The HD and 4K TVs combine Polaroid hardware with Roku's OS to deliver a best-in-class streaming experience at an accessible price.
News categories: Roku, Asda, Polaroid, Bart Bomers, Joanna Stenhouse, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, UK

Connect Fibre ISP adds TV service with Netgem
Jul 5, 2023 – Netgem has announced that it will be powering Connect Fibre TV's new TV service in the UK, based on Netgem's streaming solution for ISPs and delivered through Netgem's 4K TV box.
News categories: Netgem, Connect Fibre, Sylvain Thevenot, Deryck Shepherd, Content Distribution, Finance, IPTV, Set Top Box, UK

Magnite announces broad support for direct-buy ad platform
Jun 20, 2023 – Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNI) has announced wide adoption of ClearLine, its ad server-agnostic solution that provides agencies with direct access to video inventory on its platforms.
News categories: Magnite, Sean Buckley, Jim Keller, Matt Jamison, Dan Callahan, Tom Grant, Alexander Stone, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, Worldwide

Panasonic announces 4K LED with Fire TV built-in
Jun 13, 2023 – Panasonic has announced its MX800 LED 4K Ultra HD TV with Fire TV and access to Alexa built in, offering high-quality picture and sound, paired with the content-forward experience of Fire TV.
News categories: Panasonic, Digital TV, HbbTV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

DISH brings its linear TV to the digital ad marketplace
May 31, 2023 – DISH Media has launched DISH Connected, a solution that allows DISH TV's live linear inventory to be programmatically executed, delivering real-time, targeted ads to DISH set-top boxes.
News categories: DISH Media, Kevin Arrix, Matt McLeggon, Verna De Jesus, Advertising, Digital TV, Set Top Box, USA

SoftAtHome implements Alexa voice control software for etisalat by e&
May 30, 2023 – SoftAtHome has been chosen by 'etisalat by e&' to deliver the smart eLife set-top box and backend software to enable Alexa voice control features in Arabic and English.
News categories: SoftAtHome, etisalat, David Viret-Lange, Khaled El Khouly, Digital TV, IPTV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart Home, UAE

New products and more countries for Amazon-built TV range
Mar 22, 2023 – As the number of Fire TV devices sold passes 200 million globally, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has announced the expansion of its Amazon-built TV series and their availability in more countries.
News categories: Amazon, Daniel Rausch, Digital TV, Germany, Mexico, Smart TV, TV OS, UK, USA, Worldwide

Smart TVs may lose support after only two years, Which? finds
Jan 13, 2023 – Expensive, high-end smart products risk losing features and functionality or posing a security risk after as little as two years because manufacturers are failing to provide vital tech updates, Which? has found.
News categories: Which?, Rocio Concha, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, UK